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English verb: get going

1. get going (motion) begin or set in motion


SamplesI start at eight in the morning.
Ready, set, go!.


Synonymsgo, start


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)come on, come up, get off the ground, go on, take off


Antonymsstop, halt

2. get going (change) start to be active


SamplesGet cracking, please!.


Synonymsbestir oneself, get cracking, get moving, get rolling, get started, get weaving


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out









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